Simon Skelton
Simon Skelton
Platform and Operations Manager
John Lewis & Partners

With over 30 years experience in IT, Simon has worked in both Retail and Insurance enterprise IT environments, with a wide range of roles, from an on-call Programmer, through to Strategy & Architecture Manager, Service Desk Manager, Service Improvement Manager, and IT Operations Manager. In the latter, he led a 250+ team in John Lewis supporting over £5bn in annual gross sales, with over £2bn being taken through the award winning johnlewis.com website. After leading the implementation of ITIL across the John Lewis Partnership in 2010, Simon is now leading the next cultural evolution: applying a DevOps philosophy as they migrate from a monolithic ecommerce package, to a microservices architecture built upon Google Cloud Platform.

Email: simon.skelton@incisive-events.com